Beyond Gadgetology: Basic Concepts for Assessing the Limitations of Digital Methods

For the workshop day preceding OSU’s first THATCamp, I led a discussion about how humanities scholars can critique digital approaches to our disciplines.  I introduced five basic concepts, and looked at a few projects.  I have posted the concepts here (lightly defined but not fully explained).  Emphasis is on the word basic: these are designed for people … More Beyond Gadgetology: Basic Concepts for Assessing the Limitations of Digital Methods

Project Links for OSU THATCamp Discussions

In preparation for OSU’s first THATCamp, I am gathering here links to a few projects which I anticipate referring to during discussion, so that I can find them quickly.  This collection should not be taken as canonical for any other purpose. The Syriac Gazetteer: http://syriaca.org/geo/ Browse page: http://syriaca.org/geo/browse.html Digital Atlas of Roman and Medieval Civilizations: http://darmc.harvard.edu/icb/icb.do GIS map: http://darmc.harvard.edu/icb/icb.do?keyword=k40248&pageid=icb.page188868 … More Project Links for OSU THATCamp Discussions

Digital History Reading Group VII: Vagaries of Time

(This was the announcement for the final digital history reading group of the year.  I post it here so that I can find the links again!) I am interested in exploring some of the problems with digital modeling of time.  Some recent theoretical work has proposed a model of “multiple temporalities,” yet digital humanities projects … More Digital History Reading Group VII: Vagaries of Time